Hello, I do not know how to do this momentum conservation problem in the vertical direction, when the object is to find how far the second object went.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A gun is fired vertically into a 1.40-kg block of wood at rest directly above it. If the bullet has a mass of 21.0g (.021 kg) and a speed of 210 m/s, how high will the block rise into the air after the bullet becomes embedded in it?

I have found momentum which was 44.1 kgm/s and the velocity of the block which was 3.15 m/s but I just do not know how I would find the distance the block traveled. The answer is .491 m. Quick help is appreciated, thank you.

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